MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 44-year-old Minneapolis gang member has been found guilty of shooting two men who were sitting inside a parked car last March, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.
On Tuesday afternoon, the Hennepin County District Court jury found Antonio Jenkins, Sr. guilty of attempted second-degree murder, two counts of second-degree assault and one count of being prohibited from possessing a gun in connection to the March 19, 2016 incident.READ MORE: MN Rep. Ilhan Omar Visits Afghan Evacuees At Fort McCoy Calling It 'Uplifting' And 'Emotional'
According to the criminal complaint, on the day of the incident at 5:30 a.m., Minneapolis police officers responded to reports of a shooting in the area of Lake Street and Bloomington Avenue.READ MORE: Man Dies In Lake Street Shooting
When officers arrived, they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds. One was bleeding from his mouth and suffering from a gunshot wound to his neck. The other man was shot at least twice in his arms. Both were taken to the hospital and one victim required surgery.
Jenkins, who is a known member of the Bogus Boys criminal gang, allegedly approached the two men as they were sitting in a parked car, said “What’s up?” and shot the first victim in the neck. He continued firing, hitting both victims.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Families Soak Up Warm Weather With Fall Festivities
Jenkins could get up to 37 years in prison. His sentencing is set for May 31.